Pinot's Palette

Pinot's Palette

Paint-and-sip studios
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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Ranked #323 last year
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Initial investment
$92K - $237K
Units as of 2020
108 22.3% over 3 years

Company Overview

The first Pinot's Palette (originally called Pinot & Picasso) opened in Houston in 2009. The name change, along with the advent of franchising, came in 2010. Franchises offer in-studio painting classes and private parties, as well as mobile event services. Customers bring their own wine or other beverages and are taught step-by-step to create a painting.

About Pinot's Palette

Industry
Recreation
Founded
2009
Parent Company
Pinot's Palette Franchise LLC
Leadership
Craig Ceccanti, Board of Directors, Cofounder

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2010 (11 years)
# of employees at HQ
13
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

This company is seeking new franchisees in the following international regions: Canada

# of Units
108 (as of 2020)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
10333 Harwin Dr., #265
Houston, TX 77036

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Pinot's Palette franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee
$22,500
Initial Investment
$92,400 - $237,300
Net Worth Requirement
$150,000
Cash Requirement
$80,000
Veteran Incentives
20% rebate on franchise fee
Royalty Fee
6%
Ad Royalty Fee
2%
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

In-House Financing
Pinot's Palette offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee
Third Party Financing
Pinot's Palette has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training
81 hours
Classroom Training
117 hours
Additional Training
Additional training as needed
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Ad Templates
National Media
Marketing Planning & Support
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing
Loyalty Program/App

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
6
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

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Updated: February 8th, 2021